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IGP sets up panel to investigate alleged abuses at IDP camps

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, has set up a Special dedicated Investigation Team to immediately commence thorough investigation into all cases of alleged sexual abuses, exploitation, harassments, gender based violence and professional misconduct on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in some of North East geo-political zone states. …

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Sexual harassment: Shettima to request deployment of female undercover police, DSS, NAPTIP detectives to IDP camps

Following recent reports about some officials sexually harassing female internally displaced persons, Governor Kashim Shettima has‎ revealed his plans to write letters requesting the Inspector General of Police, the Director General of the Department of State Security, the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP and the National …

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Nigerian troops suffer set back in Gashigar; 13 injured, some missing

Nigerian troops battling remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists, BHT, Tuesday suffered a setback in Borno State. According to a statement by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, at about 5.30pm suspected escaping remnants of BHTs “attacked the troops’ location at Gashigar, border area with Niger Republic, northern …

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President Buhari ends engagements in Germany with visit to hospitalised Nigerian Brigadier General

President Muhammadu Buhari’s intensely busy three-day Official Visit to Germany ended on a compassionate note on Saturday with his convoy veering off its way back to the airport in Berlin, to visit a Nigerian military officer receiving treatment in a Berlin hospital. The military officer, Brigadier-General Mohammed Sani Aliyu, the …

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President Buhari seeks German assistance to stop oil theft; Hands over two presidential helicopters to Nigerian Air Force

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Germany can help curb oil theft in Nigeria through assistance in the areas of equipment, training, and sharing of intelligence with the Nigeria Navy. The President spoke Monday during an audience with the Foreign Minister of Federal Republic of Germany, Dr Frank-Walters Steinmeier, at …

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DSS raids on Judges’ residences/arrests: Corruption, not judiciary under attack – Presidency

The Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari reserves his highest respect for the institution of the judiciary as the third arm of government and will not do anything to undermine its independence. Reacting to scathing comments condemning the raids on the residences of some Judges and arrest of some …

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DSS recovers N100 million, huge sums in foreign currencies from Judges’ residences; Accuses Gov. Wike of using thugs to stop action on Judge suspected to have $2m at home

The Department of State Services (DSS) has explained the raids it conducted on the residences of some Judges of the Supreme Court, Appeal Court and Federal High Court, insisting that the operations were in connection with the anti-corruption crusade of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The Service also said that …

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